I am secretly relieved. They weren't specific in the color; all they said was "darker."
Here's my question: how dark do I go? How much red should I tell the colorist to sneak in there? I feel like I have the chops to pull off a striking look, so here are my thoughts:
Anne Hathaway has a similar skin tone/eye combo as I do. Here are some options:
I'm thinking it's dark enough to be striking, brown enough to be brunette, but just auburn enough that they could send me in for red heads if the breakdowns call for it.
Of course, I could always rock the auburn and bring in some pictures of Kate Nash:
Here are some pictures of be before I was blonde for a little while: